Grevillea polybotrya Meisn.
A.DC., Prodr. 14:386 (1856)

Conservation Code: Not threatened
Naturalised Status: Native to Western Australia
Name Status: Current

Brief Description
Grazyna Paczkowska, Monday 14 August 1995

Erect, bushy, non-lignotuberous shrub, 1-4 m high. Fl. white-cream/yellow, Sep to Dec or Jan to Mar. Grey or yellow sand.


Beard’s Provinces: Eremaean Province, South-West Province.

IBRA Regions: Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton Sandplains, Swan Coastal Plain, Yalgoo.

IBRA Subregions: Avon Wheatbelt P1, Avon Wheatbelt P2, Dandaragan Plateau, Geraldton Hills, Lesueur Sandplain, Perth, Tallering.

Local Government Areas (LGAs): Carnamah, Coorow, Dandaragan, Goomalling, Greater Geraldton, Moora, Tammin, Three Springs, Wongan-Ballidu.

Scientific Description
Chris Hollister, Nicholas Lander and Kevin Thiele, Thursday 7 February 2019

Shrubs, 2-4 m high; branchlets hairy, not glaucous. Leaves alternate, 12-50 mm mm long, 6-12 mm mm wide, hairy or glabrous, on the adaxial or abaxial surface, the hairs straight; lamina flat, clearly widest above the middle, entire, the margins flat. Inflorescences terminal, white or cream; pedicels 0.2-0.5 mm long. Perianth 2-4 mm long; tepals some joined and some free after flower opens, glabrous or hairy, simple-hairy; ovary glabrous, stipitate, the stipe 0.5-1.5 mm long; pistil 8-10 mm long, white or cream, pollen presenter conical or erect, style glabrous. Follicles glabrous, not viscid, dehiscent, 11-15 mm long. Flowers in September, October, November or December. Occurs in the Eremaean (ER) or South-west (SW) Botanical Province(s), in the Yalgoo (YAL), Geraldton Sandplains (GS), Swan Coastal Plain (SWA) or Avon Wheatbelt (AW) IBRA subregion(s).